Cheap days out at top tourist spot

Greenwich park

Greenwich parkIf you're planning to save cash by replacing a holiday abroad with days out nearer to home, you may want to head down to south east London.

This is because Greenwich has been named among the world's top must-see tourism spots for next year by travel guide Frommer's.

Although the title will likely mean you will be joined by plenty of other visitors with similar ideas, Greenwich has plenty to offer for families wanting to keep an eye on costs.

Set to become a royal borough next year, Greenwich's long and illustrious past means your family will get a bit of a history lesson out of your visit too.

The area established itself as a naval centre back in the 18th century, and is home to some of the country's best-loved architecture from Wren and Hawksmoor - the delights of which you'll be able to enjoy without having to break the bank.

A walk along the banks of the River Thames and across Greenwich Park will also offer the opportunity for taking some exercise with your loved ones, while keeping costs down to a minimum.